A 19-year-old man was fatally injured in a two-car accident on April 24, according to a report from Louisiana State Police officials. When the fatal collision occurred, investigators say that the road conditions were rainy, and the man had been attempting to pass in front of several vehicles. Troopers began investigating the crash just before 5:30 p.m.
A 27-year-old man involved in a collision in February remained at a prison in Donaldsonville on April 22 instead of posting a $100,000 bail. The driver will face felony and misdemeanor charges for a collision that resulted in the death of a 66-year-old SUV driver. Police reports state that there was no evidence that the man had consumed any drugs or alcohol the morning of the Feb. 22 collision, and the driver admitted to having done drugs the previous day.
On April 5, New Orleans authorities reported that a 27-year-old woman was killed in a car crash on Interstate 55. The state police reported that the woman had been involved in another accident and was outside of her vehicle when she was struck by a 2003 Toyota.
A Marrero woman died in a hospital on March 7 after an SUV crashed into her and her husband around noon as they walked through a private parking lot. The fatal crash happened along Louisiana Highway 45. Authorities were still investigating the cause at the time of the report.
A motorcyclist was injured in a fiery crash in Metairie during the morning hours of March 2, according to reports. The biker reportedly suffered several fractured bones.
A deadly vehicle accident occurred Feb. 19 on Louisiana Highway 594 at about 8 p.m. According to State Police Troopers, a GMC pickup truck traveling east on Rowland Road in Monroe allegedly did not stop at the intersection with the highway, where it collided with a northbound Chevrolet Equinox.
On the afternoon of Feb. 12, a collision between a 2001 Chevrolet Astro van and a 2013 Taoi moped resulted in the death of one of the drivers. The driver of the moped, who was not wearing a helmet at the time, was traveling east on La. 300, heading towards Deborah Drive in St. Bernard. The 2001 Chevrolet Astro van traveled north on Deborah Drive, approaching La. 300. State police reported that when the van turned right onto La. 300, the vehicles collided. The moped hit the rear of the van. The impact of the accident caused the 33-year-old male to be ejected from the moped. He sustained serious injuries. The moped driver was transported to Interim LSU Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A 51-year-old motorcyclist was killed after he was involved in an accident with two passenger cars on Louisiana Highway 92 in Broussard. The fatal accident happened shortly before 11:20 a.m. and resulted in one of the car drivers being sent to jail. Toxicology results from the investigation are still pending, but police say they do not suspect intoxication was a factor.
Police say that they have identified three people who were killed in a car crash that took place on Jan. 18 just after 5 p.m. Two of the victims were females aged 31 and 41 while the third victim was a male. Police say that the crash occurred when a 2014 Sentra driven by the 41-year-old female crossed the center line while driving north on U.S. Highway 71 near Clarence.
A head-on automobile accident has caused injuries to both drivers involved. The crash happened in on Louisiana 415 near New Roads around 11 a.m. on Jan. 8.